Title: The Natural History of Selborne with observations on various parts of nature; and the naturalist's calendar.
A beautifully illustrated first edition of this natural history of the Hampshire village of Selborne by Rev. Gilbert White
Published: 1861 - London - Henry G. Bohn
7" by 4.5", xxiv, 416 pages plus plates
Featuring 40 engraved coloured plates.
'With additions and supplementary notes by Sir William Jardine. Edited, with further illustrations, a biographical sketch of the author, and a complete index by Edward Jesse'.
Inner and outer borders gilt, spine gilt in beautiful Victorian Design, boards with gilt and all edges gilt.
This book is in nearly Perfect Condition. The pages feel like they were never opened and the Binding and Gilt is very good condition as well.
About the author:
Gilbert White FRS (18 July 1720 – 26 June 1793) was a "parson-naturalist", a pioneering English naturalist and ornithologist. He remained unmarried and a curate all his life. He is best known for his Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne.
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